Series 1-75Edit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
1-C Road Roller 1958 Averling-Barford Front roller pivots Green with red rollers
2-B Dumper 1957 Muir-Hill Dump bed tips Green with red dump bed Dumper (2-B)
3-A Cement Mixer 1953 Barrel rotates & pivots Light blue with red wheels
Matchbox -3A Cement Mixer 1953 England
4-C Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar 1960 Triumph Metallic blue
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5-C London Bus 1960 AEC Red
5c 1
6-B Euclid Dump Truck 1957 Euclid Dump bed tips Yellow
7-A Horse Drawn Milk Float 1954 Orange float with brown horse
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8-B Caterpillar Tractor 1959 Caterpillar Rubber Tracks Yellow
9-C Merryweather Marquis Fire Engine 1959 Merryweather Red
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10-C Foden 15 Ton Sugar Container 1960 Foden Blue
10c 2
11-B Petrol Tanker 1958 ERF Red
11B ...
12-B Land Rover 1959 Land Rover Green
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13-C Thames Trader Wreck Truck 1960 Thames Red Thames wrecker 13c
14-B Daimler Ambulance 1958 Daimler Cream with Red Cross
15-B Rotinoff Super Atlantic Tractor 1959 Rotintoff Orange
16-B Super Atlantic Trailer 1960 Tow bar pivots vertically Light brown
17-C Austin Metropolitan Taxi 1960 Austin Dark red
17c 1
18-B Caterpillar Bulldozer 1958 Caterpillar Rubber Tracks Yellow
18B 1
19-B MGA Sports Car 1958 MG Cream
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20-B ERF 68G Truck 1959 ERF Blue
20b 1
21-B Bedford Duple Luxury Coach 1958 Bedford Green Bedford Duple Luxury Coach (21-B)
22-B 1958 Vauxhall Cresta 1958 Vauxhall Beige
23-C Bluebird Dauphine Trailer 1960 Bluebird Side door opens Light mauve
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24-B Weatherill Hydraulic Excavator 1959 Weatherill Shovel pivots Yellow
24B 4
25-B Volkswagen 1200 Sedan 1960 Volkswagen Engine cover opens Metallic light blue
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26-A ERF Cement Mixer 1956 ERF Orange
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27-C Cadillac Sixty Special 1960 Cadillac Green with cream roof
28-B Thames Trader Compressor Truck 1959 Thames Yellow
28b thames compressor truck
29-A Bedford Milk Delivery Van 1956 Bedford Tan
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30-A Ford Perfect 1957 Ford Gray-brown
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31-B American Ford Station Wagon 1960 Ford Yellow
32-A Jaguar XK140 1957 Jaguar Cream
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33-A Ford Zodiac Mk II Sedan 1957 Ford Green 1957 33A FORD ZODIAC MKII SEDAN
34-A Volkswagen Microvan 1957 Volkswagen Blue
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35-A Marshall Horse Box 1956 ERF Side ramp opens Red and tan
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36-A Austin A50 1956 Austin Light blue
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37-B Karrier Bantam 2 Ton 1960 Karrier Yellow
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38-A Karrier Refuse Collector 1957 Karrier Gray
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39-A Ford Zodiac Convertible 1957 Ford Peach
40-A Bedford 7 Ton Tipper 1957 Bedford Dump bed tips Red with tan dump bed
41-B D Type Jaguar 1960 Jaguar Dark green
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42-A Bedford Evening News Van 1957 Bedford Yellow
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43-A Hillman Minx 1958 Hillman Light blue with white roof
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44-A Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 1958 Rolls-Royce Light blue
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45-A Vauxhall Victor 1958 Vauxhall Yellow
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46-A Morris Minor 1000 1958 Morris Blue
47-A 1 Ton Trojan Van 1958 Trojan Red
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48-A Meteor Sportsman Mk II 1958 Meteor Boat is removeable Blue and tan boat with black trailer
49-A M3 Personnel Carrier 1958 White Motor Company Flexible rubber tracks Olive green
50-A Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII 1958 Commer Brown Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII (50-A)
51-A Albion Chieftain 1958 Albion Yellow
52-A Maserati 4CLT Racer 1958 Maserati Red
53-A Aston Martin 1958 Aston Martin Mettalic green
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54-A Saracen Personnel Carrier 1958 Alvis Turret rotates Olive green
55-A D.U.K.W. 1958 GMC Olive green
56-A London Trolleybus 1958 AEC Red
57-A Wolseley 1500 1958 Wolseley Green
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58-A BEA Coach 1958 AEC Blue
59-A Ford Thames Van 1958 Thames Green
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60-A Morris J2 Pickup 1958 Morris Blue
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61-A Ferret Scout Car 1959 Daimler Olive green
62-A General Service Lorry 1959 AEC Olive green
63-A Ford 3 Ton 4x4 Service Ambulance 1959 Ford Olive green
64-A Scammell Breakdown Truck 1959 Scammell Olive green
Break Down Truck 64a
65-A Jaguar 3.4 Litre Saloon 1959 Jaguar Blue
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66-A Citroen DS19 1959 Citroen Yellow
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67-A Saladin Armoured Car 6x6 1959 Alvis Turret rotates Olive green
68-A Austin Mk 2 Radio Truck 1959 Austin Olive green
69-A Commer 30 CWT Van 1959 Commer Side door slides open Dark red
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70-A Thames Estate Car 1959 Thames Light blue and yellow
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71-A Austin 200 Gallon Water Truck 1959 Austin Olive green
72-A Fordson Major Tractor 1959 Fordson Blue
73-A 10 Ton Pressure Refueller 1959 Leyland Grey-blue
74-A Mobile Refreshment Canteen 1959 Side hatch opens Silver
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75-A Ford Thunderbird 1960 Ford White and pink
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Accessory PacksEdit

There are four "Accessory Packs" illustrated in the 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog.[1]

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
A-1 Esso Pumps and Forecourt Sign 1956 N/A "Esso" decals Red & white Image Not Available
A-2 Matchbox Car Transporter 1957 Bedford Detachable articulated trailer Blue Image Not Available
A-3 Metal Lock-Up Garage 1958 N/A Two opening front doors Yellow & red Image Not Available
A-4 Road Signs 1960 N/A Set of eight Red, white & black Image Not Available

King SizeEdit

1960 saw the introduction of King Size vehicles.

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
K-1 Weatherill Hydraulic Shovel 1960 Weatherill Shovel pivots Yellow
K-2 Muir Hill Dumper 1960 Muir-Hill Dump bed tips Red
K-3 Caterpillar Bulldozer 1960 Caterpillar Yellow
K-4 International Tractor 1960 International Red

Major PacksEdit

There are eight "Major Packs" illustrated in the 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog.[1]

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
M-1 Caterpillar Earthmover Caterpillar Yellow Image Not Available
M-2 Bedford Articulated Truck Bedford Blue & cream Image Not Available
M-3 Thornycroft Antar with Shanky 80-ton Tank Transporter and Centurion Mark III Tank Thornycroft, Shanky & Centurion Green 10-Wheel Transporter with Centurion Tank
M-4 Ruston-Bucyrus Ruston-Bucyrus Red & yellow Image Not Available
M-5 Massey Ferguson Combine Harvester Massey Ferguson Red & yellow Image Not Available
M-6 18 Wheel Pickford Scammell Tractor and Transporter Scammell Blue & red Image Not Available
M-7 Ford Thames Cattle Truck Thames Red & brown Image Not Available
M-8 Mobilgas Petrol Tanker Thornycroft Red & white Image Not Available

Models of YesteryearEdit

There are fourteen "Models of Yesteryear" illustrated in the 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog.[1]

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
Y-1 Allchin 7 NHP Traction Engine 1956 Allchin Green
Y-2 B Type London Bus 1956 Red
Y-3 London E Class Tramcar 1956 Red
Y-4 Sentinel Steam Wagon 1956 Sentinel Blue
Y-5 1929 Le Mans Bentley 1958 Bentley Green
Y-6 AEC Y Type Lorry 1957 AEC Grey
Y-7 Leyland 4 Ton Van 1957 Leyland Red
Y-8 1926 Morris Cowley Bullnose 1958 Morris Brown
Y-9 Fowler Big Lion Showman's Engine 1958 Fowler Red
Y-10 1908 Grand Prix Mercedes 1958 Mercedes Cream
Y-11 Aveling & Porter Steam Roller 1958 Aveling & Porter Green
Y-12 Horse Bus 1959 Red
Y-13 American 4-4-0 Locomotive 1959 Green
Y-14 Duke of Connaught Locomotive 1959 Green


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog
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